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more material than American plants, without talcing into- account the ash in the fuel.   The mixture is not always self-fluxing, for near
the Moselle Eiver the calcareous beds are scarce, and it is necessary to use limestone as a flux.
Most of the blast furnaces use Westphalian coke, the shipments in 1899 from the Euhr ovens amounting to three million tons, which was 40 per cent, of the total coke output of the northern field. Some